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foVSO EARNED WILD!
NAMING THE HOUSE
; The old man-had made a for
-tune in Mysore in India. When-
his son, w.ho was an architectywas
abqut to be married, he offered to
Duild a house for; him.
"Leave it to nie, governor,1'
said trie., son., "How much do you
gptend to spend on, it?"
i ,vWell. five thousand dojlars,"
said the-parentr, ., J- ..-'.
So, it, was lefteto him but when
fhe bills came in. (it - took ten
thousand dollars to, square them.
The father paidM with, a wry
face, and when the Tsoa asked him.
r .i -iv; -- . .... '
mo name tn eaince, suggesting an
lan name, he said,:,
.-'iCall it 'My-Sor-place,' "'and.
we.is lis; name .iu,misui-y..
i, iHARD -INES.
Aboard, the great ship tn"e si
lence of despair reigned. She had
struck ,on an uncharted reef, and
owing to the heavy sea, tfie boats
had either; been stove Jn against
the ship's 'side or swamped in the
attempt to lower..vA stalwart pas
senger stole up to the captain's
"Do you think, sir," he. asked,
"that there is the slightest-chance
of our being saved?"
"Lp.ok here' said the skipper,
in tosf disgust, - "that's, the "
sixth ti'meryouye asked me that
question. Whyi yotLgreat lubber
ly brute, I believe you're the big
gstfcowardl aboard:" N .
ed the buriyTone. "ButHdok here.
You see that old. duffer standing
uncle, and all my)iifeIye?nad to.
uf: up with his cus.se3lcantanker
6usness, But if the ship's going
down, and there's, no hope, I'd
;like to' give him one good, -sound
kick to square the, little accbjmt I
owe him!" , "''
Just then a rescue ship "appear
ed on the sene, and --above the
joyfur'shourjheraucous voice of
the old man by the raiiwas'.heard.
commanding his dufiful hephew
to fetch his hot-water bottle from
his waterlogged stateroom.
politician)-!, maintain woman
has always .been, the prime factor
in this .worlds. Politician (bland
ly) Oh, ,it,don't know. In the
very "beginning woman was only
a side-issuer 'r